Hyundai i30 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Hyundai i30 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Hyundai i30 2015: Faulty radio
Every time I start my year-old Hyundai i30 ActiveX the radio on the dashboard reboots itself. I have taken it back to the dealer about three times and despite the firmware being updated ach time it ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2015: Airbag malfunction
My daughter was in an accident and wrote off her 2015 Hyundai i30, but not one airbag went off. We can’t get answers from the car dealer, they keep giving her the runaround by saying they will ring ...Read more
Hyundai i20 or i30: Which better secondhand buy?
I am looking at buying a secondhand car from a dealer. They have a 2010 Hyundai i30 on sale with 28,000 km on the clock and a 2013 Hyundai i20, which has about 40,000 km on the clock. They are both a ...Read more
Reliable secondhand small autos?
I want a secondhand medium/small auto car for under $10,000. I am interested in the Holden Cruze, it’s about the right size and I can get a 2011/2012 Series II for around $9000. Should I get the 1.8- ...Read more
Hyundai i30: Should I buy a Premium or a SR Premium?
I am contemplating purchasing a new Hyundai i30, either the Premium or the SR Premium. I do approximately 12,000 km per annum, a mixture of suburban and country driving, and occasionally tow a 6' x 4 ...Read more
Best reliable used hatchback on a budget?
I'm looking to buy a used car, no more than about $9000 and no older than 2010. Which is better; a Hyundai i20 or i30, or a Mitsubishi Lancer? I don't want to have any problems with parts and engine ...Read more
Is it normal for brake rotors to wear out?
I own a 2013 Hyundai i30 Tourer, which has just done 58,000 km and had its four-year service. At that service I was advised the front brake rotors and front and rear disc pads needed replacement. ...Read more
Low fuss, low cost city hatchbacks?
I am looking to buy a low kilometer small or city hatchback for my daughter to drive around Sydney. I would like to pay $10-12,000, I am thinking 2011-2013, and would like electronic stability ...Read more
Hyundai i30 registration date confusion
I have been having a one-way discussion with Hyundai Customer Care re the warranty expiry date on my 2012 i30. The inside of the Vehicle Warranty book indicates registration of the vehicle on 16th ...Read more
Best small to medium diesel cars?
What is the best small to medium sized diesel car from 2011 onwards that has a very strong engine and gearbox and build quality? Read more
Hyundai i30 2013: Cracked sunroof
My 2013 Hyundai i30 went in seven weeks ago for a major repair under warranty for a crack in the sunroof. The repair is still not complete.I have been told on two separate occasions that the car has ...Read more
Best options for small SUV or hatchback?
I'm looking for a used late model (2015-on) car. I love the Mazda CX-3, but am still unsure whether to go the small SUV or a hatch like I've had most of my life. I'm looking at the CX-3, the Mazda 3 ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2009: Whining noise in diesel
I have a 2009 Hyundai i30 manual diesel wagon that I have owned since 50,000 km. At 55,000 km the turbo developed the distinct whine, which I found out was a sign of an imminent failure. I fought ...Read more
Best mid-size car for city and camping?
I want to upgrade to either demo model or 1 to 2-year-old used car for around $26,000. My problem is I have two totally different needs for one car. I mostly drive in the city so don't want something ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2009: Why do my headlights need regular replacements?
I have to replace the headlights on my 2009 Hyundai i30 CRDI at least twice a year. Is this common, or could there be something causing them to blow? Read more
Used small cars review: 2007-2010
You can save a motza on a late-model used car, because the first owner has already taken the biggest hit... usually 30-50 percent, in depreciation. Ideally, you want to be the second owner, and hang ...Read more
Hyundai i30: Radio not covered by warranty
We have a Hyundai i30 CRD bought with five-year warranty but the radio, which stopped working, apparently only has three years of warranty. I went to Hyundai customer service after the dealer told me ...Read more
i20 condensation in glovebox
I may have a solution to the problem with CarsGuide reader Megan Turner's Hyundai i20. My wife and I have a i20 and i30 and they have a switch inside the glovebox attached to the airconditioning to ...Read more
Replacing an i30 headlamp globe
My daughter purchased a new 2015 Hyundai i30. The headlamp globe has blown and the dealer wants $65 to replace it. Why should she have to pay for a new globe, as the car is very new? Why is this not ...Read more
Used Hyundai i30 review: 2012-2014
Graham Smith reviews the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Hyundai i30 as a used buy. Hyundai hatch's value proposition is still strong. Shame about the radio. New When the first i30 arrived in 2007, it typified ...Read more